Breaking: Atiku speaks on ‘quitting partisan politics’

October 30, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar, has declared that he was not in any hurry to quit partisan politics. He pledged to keep working with relevant stakeholders particularly the younger generation to ensure that the country reaches its full potential. Atiku stated this on Monday during an international press conference Read More

Pastor Kumuyi ‘speaks on quitting pulpit’

October 26, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Founder of Deeper Christian Life Ministries, Pastor Williams Kumuyi, said he has no plan to stop his work in the Lord’s vineyard. Kumuyi said he is still fit and can even run a relay race, which rules out any thought of quitting the pulpit. The renowned cleric arrived in Benin City, the Edo State capital yesterday on a commercial Air Read More

Breaking: Again, Supreme Court Justices deplete

October 22, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The number of judges at the Nigeria’s Supreme Court has reduced after an announcement that Justice Musa Dattijo will officially retire from the bench on Friday, October 27, 2023. This is coming after the retirement of Justice Amina Augie on September 22, 2023, and the death of Justice Chima Nweze on July 31, 2023. With this development, the apex court Read More

Galadima eminently qualified to head PTDF – Medugu 

October 18, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa state, Alhaji Hamisu Idris Medugu, has described the appointment of Ahmed Galadima Aminu as the acting Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PDTF), as the right decision by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In a congratulatory message in Yola, the Adamawa state capital, Medugu said the bringing on board Read More

Official: Hazard retires from professional football @32

October 10, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Belgian attacking midfielder Eden Hazard announced his retirement on Tuesday after failing to find another club following his release by Real Madrid. The 32-year-old endured an injury-plagued spell at Real Madrid after his 89-million-pound (103 million euros, $110 million) move from Chelsea in 2019, playing just 76 matches in all competitions across four seasons. “You must listen to yourself and Read More

Zenith bank’s Umeoji retires over new CBN’s tenure guidelines

March 5, 2023 Segun Odunewu 0

Following the new tenure guidelines for CEOs and EDs in Banks and other financial institutions announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) last week, Adaora Umeoji, Zenith Bank’s Deputy Managing Director has retired from her position. Umeoji became the Deputy Managing Director in 2016, but she was first appointed to the board of Zenith Bank as Executive Director (ED) Read More

Jigawa pays 707 retirees N1.7bn 

March 2, 2023 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

Jigawa state government has paid the sum of N1.7 billion to 707 retirees of the state civil service for the month of February, 2023. Addressing reporters at the state Pension House on Wednesday, the executive secretary of the board, Alhaji Kamilu Musa, said the beneficiaries include all categories. “It includes the retirement, death, death pension balance, refund of 8 percent Read More

IGP, others: Police Service Commission clears air on tenure extension 

January 24, 2023 Chizoba One he 0

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said on-going conversation in the media on whether retiring senior police officers’ would affect the 2023 general election’s security was unnecessary distraction and an affront on all existing laws guiding entry and exit in the public service. This is as the commission has directed all police officers due for retirement to proceed on retirement. Read More

Court sets aside contempt proceedings, committal order against IGP

December 14, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja and presided over by Justice Bolaji Olajuwon, Wednesday, set aside the contempt proceedings and committal order against the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba. The Court similarly discharged and acquitted the IGP of the conviction and three months sentence. The Federal High Court had sentenced the IGP to three months in prison for Read More

PenCom automates pre-retirement verification, enrolment exercise

January 17, 2022 Admin III 0

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has announced it has automated the Pre-Retirement Verification Enrolment Exercise. This was disclosed by PenCom in an online statement published on Twitter on Friday. The statement said that the PenCom DG, Aisha Dahir-Umar has prioritized I.T as a key enabler of service delivery in the pension sector. The annual enrolment exercises by the Commission are Read More

Qatar 2022: I’m happy to be back in Super Eagles – Ighalo

November 11, 2021 Admin III 0

Former Manchester United and returnee  Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo has  declared that he’s excited and happy to be back to the national team after two years of absence. Ighalo expressed joy as he team up with the Super Eagles  in Tangier, Morocco ahead of the team’s all-important 2022 World Cup qualifier against Lone Star of Liberia on Saturday. The 32-year Read More

PTA rejects elongation of service for teachers, stipends to students

October 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Association of Parents/Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has rejected the federal government policies on education, particularly the elongation of service years and payment of stipends to students reading education in higher institutions. The National Publicity Secretary of NAPTAN, Dr. Ekundayo Ademola, in a statement made available to our correspondent Sunday, warned the federal government of Nigeria not to Read More

Buni swears-in new council boss, board chairman, others

September 28, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni has Monday swears-in Alhaji Dayyabu Ilu as the executive chairman of Gulani Local Government area following the vacuum created by the demise of Ahmed Musa Gulani. Buni said the swearing of Ilu, the former Vice chairman was based on section 23 of Yobe state local government Law as amended. He urged the new chairman Read More

Marathon world record holder Keitany retires 

September 22, 2021 Admin III 0

Kenyan marathon runner Mary Keitany has announced her retirement at the age of 39 because of a back injury. Keitany holds the world record for a women-only marathon with a time of two hours 17 minutes one second, which she set when winning her third London Marathon in 2017. She also won the New York Marathon on four occasions. “Now Read More

NUPCPS calls for implementation of N14.000 minimum pension

September 7, 2021 Moses John 0

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Contributory Pension Scheme Sector (NUPCPS) has urge the board of National Pension Commission (PenCom), to approve the commencement of the payment of N14.000 minimum pension. The union in a communique, signed by the national chairman, Caretaker Committee, Comrade Sylva Nwaiwu and its national secretary, Comrade Adebayo Martins, also appealed to the National Pension Commission (PenCom), Read More

X-raying DHQs’ engagement with veterans

September 1, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

BENJAMIN SAMSON in this report examines the gains of the interactive sessions with retired senior military officers in the six-geopolitical zones organized by Defence Headquarters (DHQ) amidst myriads of security challenges confronting the nation. Every profession whether in the public or private sector, has its entry and exit point and the military is not an exception. While some retire after Read More

How we settled Ife/Modakeke crisis – Col Bamigboye

August 24, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The last military administrator in Osun state, Col. Theophilus Bamigboye, Tuesday disclosed that he settled Ife/Modakeke crisis with prayer. He described Osun as a complex society that is not easy to govern because of the level of exposure of people of the state. Speaking on a private radio station “Rave fm” in Osogbo, in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of Read More

Oyo uncovers 41 ghost workers, retire 341

July 21, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state government Wednesday disclosed that it uncovered 41 ghost workers in its payroll from its latest staff auditing exercise. This was contained in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by the chief press secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa, on the report of the Implementation Committee of the Oyo state 2019/2020 Civil/Public Servants Audit and Read More

Oyo govt uncovers 41 ghost workers, places 341 others on voluntary retirement

July 21, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

Oyo state government on Wednesday disclosed that it has uncovered fresh 41ghost workers in its payroll from its latest staff auditing exercise. This was contained in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa on the report of the Implementation Committee of the Oyo State 2019/2020 Civil/Public Servants Audit and Payroll Read More

For a second time, Arjen Robben announces retirement from football

July 16, 2021 Admin III 0

Arjen Robben has retired from football for the second time after deciding not to spend a second season playing for Dutch club Groningen. The former Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich winger, who made 96 appearances for Holland, thanked fans for the ‘heartwarming support’ after confirming his decision on Twitter. Robben, 37, originally hung up his boots in July 2019 Read More

Gwagwalada FIRS controller harps on value of planning for retirement

July 12, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

Tax Controller, Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) Gwagwalada, MSTO Ogunmola Mudasiru Alabi, has tasked FIRS staff to start planning for their retirement while in service. He gave the advice during a send forth ceremony organised over the weekend to bid farewell to Elder Emmanuel Ameh, who retired from service. Alabi called on staff to invest in ventures that would give Read More

Teachers retirement age: Include our members, NASUEAI tells NASS

July 8, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASUEAI) Thursday asked the National Assembly to include its members in the proposed bill on Harmonised Retirement Age for Teachers . This was contained in a letter submitted to the National Assembly through the Senator representing Oyo Central senatorial district, Senator Teslim Folarin, by the union leadership in Oyo state on Read More

Kano: Ganduje signs agreement to build 5000 houses for teachers

June 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

 Following his declaration of free education and improved welfare for the teachers and other civil servants in Kano state, the state governor, Abudullahi Umar Ganduje, has signed an agreement to build five thousands houses for the teachers. The agreement was signed by the Kano state Commissiober for Justice Mohammed Lawan on behalf of the government while director general of Family Read More